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Weather in Vieques Island, Puerto Rico

Vieques is located just off the eastern coast of Puerto Rico, so the climate is about the same in Vieques as on the main island.

The weather in Puerto Rico is the main reason why so many residents of the United States choose to spend the winter months on the island for long vacations or a quick unforgettable getaway from the cold winters.

Read on for more information, current weather conditions, a weather forecast, live weather radar, NOAA tropical weather outlook, an interactive moon phase calendar great for Bio Bay trip planning, and a live chart showing tides, sunrise, and sunset times.

Average weather temperatures in Vieques, Puerto Rico

Weather in Vieques Island, Puerto Rico

The average temperature in Isla de Vieques, Puerto Rico is around the 80’s all year round and the record low is 40 degrees F. On the interior / mountain side of the island the temperature drops a little in the evening but just by a difference of 3-5 degrees F. A cold front from the north called a norte only drops the temperature to the 60’s F.

So, whether you choose to stay at a nice mountain side inn, you will have very comfortable tropical whether. Even on a hot day in the summer months, it won’t feel sticky hot since there is a constant breeze that will cool you off.

Rainy Months in Vieques, Puerto Rico

The months of May, October and November are usually the months with more rain, however they are usually showers that last a few hours or less and you can still get to the beach. Some showers last a few minutes.

Here is a good Old wife’s tale: If you happen to be in Puerto Rico during the FIRST rain in May, get out and get soaked. When I was little this was a very fun day, we used to ride our bikes under the rain and the older ladies would fill buckets with the rain and wash their faces with the water or even shower with it. WHY? Supposedly the first water in May keeps you look younger 🙂

Hurricane Season Vieques, Puerto Rico

Officially the hurricane season in Vieques and Puerto Rico begins on June 10th and officially ends on November 30th. However, most the hurricanes come around from August to November.

We get asked if tourists should risk going to Vieques on hurricane season, I say you are basically taking a gamble. A lot of travelers have gone to Vieques and Puerto Rico have been lucky with no problems during hurricane season, I know of some that have been stuck inside the hotel room and were not able to go out on the island or leave when the scheduled to depart.

The last major hurricane was Hurricane George on September of 1998 and it caused around 2 million dollars in damages. Statistically major hurricanes hit the island on an average of 3.85 years.

Some accommodations in Vieques will close during the months of September and some part of the month of October. Use your judgment and be prepared just in case.

One great question to ask the management of the Vieques hotel or vacation rentals is whether they have a water reservoir and back up electricity generator for emergencies. If you happen to be on the island during a hurricane you will be glad you asked these questions before booking.

Weather Forecast for Vieques, Puerto Rico

Coastal Hazard Statement

Issued:
9:35 PM AST on February 21, 2018
Expires:
6:00 PM AST on February 24, 2018
Partly Cloudy
Currently
74°
Partly Cloudy
Today is forecast to be nearly the same temperature as yesterday.
Partly Cloudy
Thursday - February 22, 201810%
High 80° / Low 73°
Partly Cloudy
Partly cloudy skies with gusty winds. High around 80F. Winds ENE at 20 to 30 mph.
Partly Cloudy
Friday - February 23, 201820%
High 78° / Low 73°
Partly Cloudy
Partly cloudy skies. Gusty winds in the morning. High 78F. Winds ENE at 20 to 30 mph.
Clear
Saturday - February 24, 201820%
High 79° / Low 73°
Clear
A few clouds early, otherwise mostly sunny. High 79F. Winds ENE at 15 to 25 mph.
Partly Cloudy
Sunday - February 25, 201820%
High 79° / Low 73°
Partly Cloudy
Partly cloudy skies. High 79F. Winds ENE at 10 to 20 mph.
Clear
Monday - February 26, 201820%
High 79° / Low 73°
Clear
Sun and a few passing clouds. High 79F. Winds ENE at 15 to 25 mph.
Clear
Tuesday - February 27, 201820%
High 79° / Low 72°
Clear
A few clouds from time to time. High 79F. Winds ENE at 10 to 20 mph.
Clear
Wednesday - February 28, 201810%
High 79° / Low 72°
Clear
Except for a few afternoon clouds, mainly sunny. High 79F. Winds NE at 10 to 20 mph.
Clear
Thursday - March 01, 201810%
High 79° / Low 73°
Clear
Sunny. High 79F. Winds ENE at 10 to 15 mph.
Clear
Friday - March 02, 20180%
High 79° / Low 72°
Clear
Sunny skies. High 79F. Winds NE at 5 to 10 mph.
Clear
Saturday - March 03, 20180%
High 80° / Low 73°
Clear
A few passing clouds, otherwise generally sunny. High around 80F. Winds light and variable.

Live Vieques, Puerto Rico Weather Radar

The Island of Vieques is located directly in the center of the radar map box below.

Vieques, Puerto Rico Weather Radar

Click Here for up-to-date information on any Hurricanes or Tropical Storms in the area.

Live Puerto Rico Weather Radar.

More Information about Weather in Puerto Rico.

Interactive Moon Phase Calendar

Use this interactive calendar to plan your trip around new moon phases, when it is darkest at night, so you can maximize your Bio Bay experience. Choose a month, year, then click “Go”.

Chart of Vieques, Puerto Rico Tides, Sunrise, & Sunset Times

Vieques Puerto Rico Tide Chart

www.tide-forecast.com

 

NOAA – Vieques Puerto Rico Water Temperature Forecast

Average Monthly Water Temperatures (°F) at Vieques Beaches, PR   (source: NOAA)

Jan – 77Jul – 81
Feb – 78Aug – 83
Mar – 78Sep – 83
Apr – 79Oct – 82
May – 81Nov – 81
Jun – 82Dec – 80

 

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